The Collective for Research on Training & Development Action CRTD.A is a non-governmental implementing and consultancy organization officially registered in July 1999 and based in Beirut. Whether working in Lebanon or across the Arab World primarily in Yemen, Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria, CRTD-A seeks to contribute to the social development of local communities and organizations through enhancing their capacity to address the needs of their constituency and through raising awareness on gender, development, poverty and exclusion, for the purpose of creating a more just and equitable environment.
CRTD-A's vision is to contribute to a buoyant and active NGO community, and to a thriving and just society in the region at large. CRTD-A is committed to values of gender equality, tolerance and justice. We strive to take actions of the highest international standards that reflect the needs and opportunities presented by a challenging and changing world.
CRTD-A's aims to achieve this through conducting cutting-edge research, providing quality training, capacity building, and informational resources, and facilitating organizational development and dynamic community mobilization. We assist both local and international NGOs, development practitioners, and academics in order to create informed action and promote policy dialogue on issues of poverty, gender, social exclusion and development in the Arab Machreq & Maghreb region.
CRTD-A stands for commitment, responsibility, accountability, social values, justice and efficiency. We are your strategic partner for effectively supporting and implementing social development projects in throughout the region.